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Board of Governors

The Board of Governors manages and directs the affairs and activities of the State Bar of Wisconsin. The board includes: the association's five officers, the immediate past president (all of whom are ex officio members-at-large of the board), 35 members elected from the State Bar districts, one member selected by the Young Lawyers Division, one member selected by the Government Lawyers Division, one member selected by the Senior Lawyers Division, five members selected by the Nonresident Lawyers Division, and three nonlawyers appointed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court.

Twelve of the members are elected from District 2 (Milwaukee County), seven members from District 9 (Dane County), three members from District 6 (Waukesha County), and one from all other districts. The term of office is two years, commencing on July 1 following the spring election.

Officers

Chairperson of the Board

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  • Atty. Sherry Coley
  • Godfrey & Kahn SC
  • 200 S Washington St Ste 100
  • Green Bay, WI 54301-4298
  • Phone: (920) 432-9300
  • Fax: (920) 436-7988
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

President

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  • Atty. Patrick J. Fiedler
  • Axley Brynelson LLP
  • 2 E Mifflin St Ste 200
  • PO Box 1767
  • Madison, WI 53701-1767
  • Phone: (608) 283-6753
  • Fax: (608) 257-5444
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

President-Elect

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  • Atty. Robert Richard Gagan
  • Calewarts, Duffy, Gagan & Erdman
  • 716 Pine St
  • PO Box 488
  • Green Bay, WI 54305-0488
  • Phone: (920) 432-4391
  • Fax: (920) 432-4158
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

Past President

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  • Atty. Kevin G. Klein
  • Klein Law Office SC
  • 166 N Lake Ave
  • PO Box 350
  • Phillips, WI 54555-0350
  • Phone: (715) 339-2000
  • Fax: (715) 339-2011
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

Treasurer

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  • Atty. Kevin J. Lyons
  • Davis & Kuelthau SC
  • 111 E Kilbourn Ave Ste 1400
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6677
  • Phone: (414) 225-1402
  • Fax: (414) 278-3602
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

Secretary

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  • Atty. Jennifer Ann Stuber
  • Hogan & Melms LLP
  • 3622 Hwy 47 N
  • PO Box 1008
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501-1008
  • Phone: (715) 365-1008
  • Fax: (715) 365-1010
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014

District 1 - Jefferson, Kenosha, Walworth

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  • Atty. Joseph M. Cardamone III
  • Kenosha County Corporation Counsel
  • 912 56th St
  • Lower Level 13
  • Kenosha, WI 53140-3736
  • Phone: (262) 925-8024
  • Fax: (262) 925-8028
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015

District 2 - Milwaukee

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  • Atty. Andrew P. Beilfuss
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • 411 E Wisconsin Ave Ste 2350
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
  • Phone: (414) 277-5111
  • Fax: (414) 978-8770
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Andrew J. Chevrez
  • PO Box 270720
  • Milwaukee, WI 53227-7215
  • Phone: (414) 604-1604
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Michael J. Cohen
  • Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols SC
  • 111 E Kilbourn Ave Fl 19
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6633
  • Phone: (414) 273-1300
  • Fax: (414) 273-5840
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Raymond M. Dall'Osto
  • Gimbel Reilly Guerin & Brown LLP
  • 330 E Kilbourn Ave
  • Two Plaza East Suite 1170
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-3146
  • Phone: (414) 271-1440
  • Fax: (414) 271-7680
  • Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Martin P. Gagne
  • Gagne & O'Halloran LLC
  • 735 N Water St Ste 731
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-4104
  • Phone: (414) 273-5551
  • Fax: (414) 273-5554
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Margaret Wrenn Hickey
  • Becker, Hickey & Poster SC
  • 401 E Kilbourn Ave Ste 403
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-3212
  • Phone: (414) 273-1414
  • Fax: (414) 273-3223
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Jill M. Kastner
  • Legal Action of Wisconsin Inc
  • 230 W Wells St # 800
  • Milwaukee, WI 53203-1828
  • Phone: (414) 274-3438
  • Fax: (414) 278-5853
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Lisa M. Lawless
  • Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek SC
  • 555 E Wells St Ste 1900
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-3837
  • Phone: (414) 978-5438
  • Fax: (414) 223-5000
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Brett H. Ludwig
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • 777 E Wisconsin Ave
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-5306
  • Phone: (414) 297-5524
  • Fax: (414) 297-4900
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Thomas J. Phillips
  • Quarles & Brady LLP
  • 411 E Wisconsin Ave Ste 2350
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-4426
  • Phone: (414) 277-5831
  • Fax: (414) 978-8831
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Anique Nicole Ruiz
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • 2310 E Hartford Ave
  • PO Box 413
  • Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413
  • Phone: (414) 229-3306
  • Fax: (414) 229-3098
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Nicholas C. Zales
  • Zales Law Office
  • 9012 W Holt Ave
  • Milwaukee, WI 53227-4426
  • Phone: (414) 224-8411
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014

District 3 - Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Winnebago

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  • Atty. Paul G. Swanson
  • Steinhilber, Swanson, Mares, Marone & McDermott
  • 107 Church Ave
  • PO Box 617
  • Oshkosh, WI 54903-0617
  • Phone: (920) 426-0456
  • Fax: (920) 426-5530
  • Term: 7/1/2007-6/30/2015

District 4 - Calumet, Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Sheboygan

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  • Atty. William F. Fale
  • Fale, Fale & Hemsing
  • 1526 S 12th St 200
  • Sheboygan, WI 53081-5244
  • Phone: (920) 457-7744
  • Fax: (920) 457-1011
  • Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

District 5 - Buffalo, Clark, Crawford, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Pepin, Richland, Trempealeau, Vernon

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  • Atty. Bruce J. Brovold
  • Kostner, Koslo & Brovold LLC
  • 108 W Main St
  • Arcadia, WI 54612-1326
  • Phone: (608) 323-3351
  • Fax: (608) 323-7931
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

District 6 - Waukesha

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  • Atty. Sarah A. Ponath
  • Law Offices of Sarah A Ponath LLC
  • 14885 W Lisbon Rd Ste 1A
  • Brookfield, WI 53005-1691
  • Phone: (262) 439-9326
  • Fax: (262) 565-0394
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Deborah Brown Price
  • Waukesha County Corporation Counsel
  • 515 W Moreland Blvd Ste 330
  • Waukesha, WI 53188-2428
  • Phone: (262) 548-7432
  • Fax: (262) 548-7490
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Ronald J. Sonderhouse
  • Wolff & Sonderhouse LLP
  • 400 W Moreland Blvd
  • Waukesha, WI 53188-2412
  • Phone: (262) 446-9222
  • Fax: (262) 446-9885
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

District 7 - Adams, Columbia, Juneau, Marquette, Portage, Sauk, Waupaca, Waushara, Wood

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  • Atty. John R. Orton
  • Curran, Hollenbeck & Orton SC
  • 111 Oak St
  • PO Box 140
  • Mauston, WI 53948-0140
  • Phone: (608) 847-7363
  • Fax: (608) 847-4155
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

District 8 - Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Saint Croix

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  • Atty. R Michael Waterman
  • Mudge, Porter, Lundeen & Seguin SC
  • 110 2nd St
  • PO Box 469
  • Hudson, WI 54016-0469
  • Phone: (715) 386-3200
  • Fax: (715) 386-5447
  • Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

District 9 - Dane

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  • Atty. Brian L. Anderson
  • DeWitt Ross & Stevens SC
  • 2 E Mifflin St Ste 600
  • Madison, WI 53703-2865
  • Phone: (608) 252-9340
  • Fax: (608) 252-9243
  • Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Douglas Scott Buck
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • Verex Plaza 150 E Gilman St
  • PO Box 1497
  • Madison, WI 53701-1497
  • Phone: (608) 258-4282
  • Fax: (608) 258-4258
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. David Edwin Jones
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • One E Main St Ste 201
  • Madison, WI 53703-5118
  • Phone: (608) 663-7478
  • Fax: (608) 663-7499
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Steven A. Levine
  • 5010 Buffalo Trl
  • Madison, WI 53705-4768
  • Phone: (608) 661-4427
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Nilesh P. Patel
  • Mahadev Law Group
  • 7818 Big Sky Dr Ste 220
  • Madison, WI 53719-2840
  • Phone: (877) 210-2499
  • Fax: (877) 210-2499
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015
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  • Atty. Christopher Earl Rogers
  • Habush Habush & Rottier SC
  • 150 E Gilman St Ste 2000
  • Madison, WI 53703-1481
  • Phone: (608) 255-6663
  • Fax: (608) 255-0745
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
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  • Atty. Laura Skilton Verhoff
  • Stafford Rosenbaum LLP
  • 222 W Washington Ave Ste 900
  • PO Box 1784
  • Madison, WI 53701-1784
  • Phone: (608) 259-2649
  • Fax: (608) 259-2600
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014

District 10 - Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano

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  • Atty. Thomas P. Schwaba
  • Schwaba & Sparks LLP
  • 1851 Riverside Ave
  • PO Box 570
  • Marinette, WI 54143-0570
  • Phone: (715) 735-8900
  • Fax: (715) 735-8901
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014

District 11 - Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Iron, Lincoln,Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, Washburn

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  • Atty. Richard J. Summerfield
  • Kostner-Kostner & Summerfield SC
  • 1102 17th Ave
  • Bloomer, WI 54724-1602
  • Phone: (715) 568-1230
  • Fax: (715) 568-1130
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015

District 12 - Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette, Rock

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  • Atty. George K. Steil Jr.
  • Brennan Steil SC
  • 1 E Milwaukee St
  • Janesville, WI 53545-3029
  • Phone: (608) 756-4141
  • Fax: (608) 756-9000
  • Term: 7/1/2010-6/30/2014

District 13 - Dodge, Ozaukee, Washington

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  • Atty. Robert G. Barrington
  • Dodge County District Attorneys Office
  • 210 W Center St
  • Juneau, WI 53039-1086
  • Phone: (920) 386-3610
  • Fax: (920) 386-3623
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

District 14 - Brown

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  • Atty. Byron B. Conway
  • Habush Habush & Rottier SC
  • 408 S Monroe Ave
  • PO Box 22545
  • Green Bay, WI 54305-2545
  • Phone: (920) 437-0900
  • Fax: (920) 437-0910
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

District 15 - Racine

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  • Atty. Gregory A. Pitts
  • Schoone, Leuck, Kelley, Pitts & Pitts SC
  • 6800 Washington Ave
  • PO Box 085600
  • Racine, WI 53408
  • Phone: (262) 886-8240
  • Fax: (262) 886-5562
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2015

District 16 - Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marathon, Oneida, Vilas

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  • Atty. John E. Danner
  • Harrold, Scrobell & Danner SC
  • The Heritage House 315 Oneida St
  • PO Box 1148
  • Minocqua, WI 54548-1148
  • Phone: (715) 356-9591
  • Fax: (715) 356-1504
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014

Divisions

SLD Representative

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  • Atty. Thomas J. Drought
  • Davis & Kuelthau SC
  • 111 E Kilbourn Ave Ste 1400
  • Milwaukee, WI 53202-6677
  • Phone: (414) 225-1404
  • Fax: (414) 276-9369
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Debra E. Kuper
  • 30 Westfield Dr
  • East Greenwich, RI 02818-1228
  • Phone: (404) 735-4134
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2016

GLD Representative

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  • Atty. Ann Marie Molitor
  • Wisconsin Labor & Industry Review Commission
  • 3319 W Beltline Hwy
  • PO Box 8126
  • Madison, WI 53708-8126
  • Phone: (608) 266-2998
  • Fax: (608) 267-4409
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Daniel F. Rinzel
  • Redmon, Peyton & Braswell LLP
  • PO Box 12
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121-0012
  • Phone: (703) 360-5136
  • Fax: (703) 684-5109
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. Todd R. Seelman
  • Lathrop & Gage LLP
  • 950 Seventeenth St Ste 240
  • Denver, CO 80202-2822
  • Phone: (720) 931-3200
  • Fax: (720) 931-3201
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2014

NRLD Representative

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  • Atty. H Charles Stahmer
  • Stahmer Law Firm
  • 1700 W Koch # 11
  • Bozeman, MT 59715-4148
  • Phone: (406) 586-9488
  • Fax: (406) 586-4922
  • Term: 7/1/2011-6/30/2015

YLD Representative

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  • Atty. Lee D. Turonie
  • Wisconsin Towns Association
  • W7686 County Rd MMM
  • Shawano, WI 54166-6086
  • Phone: (715) 526-3157
  • Fax: (715) 524-3917
  • Term: 7/1/2013-6/30/2014

Supreme Court Appointees

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  • Ms. Susan K. Miller
  • N2410 Long Cove Dr
  • Waupaca, WI 54981-9528
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
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  • Mr. Leland Wigg-Ninham
  • Oneida Tribal Judicial System
  • PO Box 19
  • Oneida, WI 54155-0019
  • Phone:
  • Fax:
  • Term: 1/10/2012-6/30/2014